Some days it’s all too much. Trying to keep the kids learning and on track, keeping the house clean, hauling the kids around town, be an awesome mom, and somehow finding time for ourselves as well. Just how do you do it all!
Here are five inspirational books full of tips, advice, and encouragement to help you do it all.
5 Books for the Overwhelmed Homeschool Mom
Hope for the Heart of the Homeschool Mom: Encouragement for the Days When Sanity is Limited by Jamerrill Stewart ($5.99)
Do you have days you’re feeling like you’re losing your mind. I know I do! Kids are running amok screaming around the house. The teenagers are complaining they can’t think. The milk is spilled, the kitchen is a mess and everything is out of control. Jamerrill Stewart wrote a book just for days like this, a book of encouragement for days when sanity is limited.
Homeschooling 101 by Erica Arndt ($9.99)
Sometimes when I’m feeling overwhelmed, it helps to go back to the beginning and read a how to start homeschooling book. It reminds me of why we’re homeschooling in the first place. In Homeschooling 101, Erica walks us through the process of how to pick curriculum, set up and organize the homeschool, and create effective lesson plans. There are helpful homeschool forms and instructions to find and download a free homeschool planner to use.
How We Teach by the iHomeschool Network ($5.99)
Often it helps to look at other methods to teach various subjects. Perhaps you’d like to try unschooling science for a time or use notebooking techniques. There’s no perfect method to homeschool after all. How We Teach is a compilations of how various experienced homeschool moms teach different subjects and ages in their homeschool. Read it and get some inspiration for your own homeschool!
Homeschooling: What to Do When You Want to Quit by the iHomeschool Network (5.99)
Are you discouraged and overwhelmed by your homeschool and just want to call it quits? Homeschooling: What to Do When You want to Quit gives you 56 solutions for homeschooling issues from experiences homeschool moms. You’re given tips for dealing with toddlers, special needs children, a messy house, melt-downs, and high school. Don’t give up, get the advice you need to be a successful homeschooler today!
The Organized Homeschool Life: A Week by Week Guide to Homeschool Sanity by Dr. Melanie Wilson ($9.95)
Are you looking for a guide to get your homeschool organized this summer and start the new school year off right? Look no further! Dr. Melanie Wilson has created a month by month guide to organize your house and home. The summer months include the guidance you need to set goals, prep, and get organized for August.
These books are wonderful helps for overwhelmed homeschool moms to get inspired and organized to teach. Even if you’re not overwhelmed, you’ll find dozens of marvelous tips to improve your homeschool today.
What is your favorite book to read for encouragement?